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a jacket before you get the day started. it's 59 degrees in the east bay and expect a high of 77 degrees. san francisco 68 degrees, so you look at all these temperatures they're cooler than where we should be for the beginning of september, but we are going right back to summer as we go into the weekend. i will show you those numbers coming up. right now mike has got a look at the morning commute. >> what commute there is. looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, no metering lights no backup here, pre labor day friday. we're likely to see a lighter flow of traffic. let's look at your transbay connector for the bay bridge. this is going to be popular over the weekend with bart shutting down starting at midnight tonight. open all day today for service. i will zoom the map out. light slowing out of the altamonte, no problems for dublin, a little slowing for hayward off the san mateo bridge. a live look to the north bay, southbound 101 things are building just a tiny bit for that volume.
really nothing going on right now for the north bay. back to you. all new this morning, a woman leads law enforcement on a high speed chase through the north bay. this started last night somewhere? santa rosa, but we have not been told what actually prompted the chase. witnesses say that driver was going 110 miles per hour at one point and obviously driving recklessly. the woman eventually crashed into the center median on highway 101 right near the marin/sonoma county line. then she refused to get out. >> driver, this is your last warning. >> what you are seeing there is officers firing nonlethal rounds into the car and the driver eventually got out with her hands up and they arrested her. get ready for shut down number two, it's starting at midnight, bart service between service and oakland will be shut down for the entire labor day weekend. it could cause a major wrinkle in your holiday plans if it includes heading to the other side of the bay.
>> "today in the bay" chuck coppola live in san francisco this morning. this bart closure means thousands more drivers are going to be hitting the roads instead. >> reporter: absolutely. you are going to see a lot more drivers on the bridges as well. the transbay tube closes at midnight tonight and stays closed for repairs between -- all the way until 4:00 a.m. tuesday morning. now, at embarcadero station where we are right now that station will be open, but if you want to get across the bay you will have to get out of the station, walk two blocks to the transbay bus terminal for a bus across the bay bridge to the 19th street station in oakland. now, if you are on the east side of the bay and you want to get to the city, 19th street is your last stop to get off and catch a bus across the bridge. there will be shuttles, however torques take you to 12th street station and west oakland if you happen to live or work closer to those. all of this to repair the tracks near the west oakland station. >> we are offering buses, we have 77 buses ready to go, ready
to take from you 19th street to the temporary transbay terminal in san francisco and from there you can walk to embarcadero station or hop on a muni bus or walk wherever you want to go. >> reporter: there will be additional ferry service between alameda, oakland and san francisco as well as from vallejo to san francisco. during the last shut down for repairs there was noticeable increase in traffic on the san mateo bridges, dumbarton bridge, richmond san rafael bridge as well as the bay bridge. bart says allow extra time. if you are riding bart this weekend allow 30 minutes extra across the bay. reporting live in san francisco, i'm chuck coppola, "today in the bay." it's 6:03. a developing story now, police will be standing guard this morning as students return to clat at sacramento city college. ì% a candlelight vigil for the victims. the school confirms all three
are students. police say earlier in the afternoon a group of men got into a fight near the campus, one of them pulled out a handgun and started shooting. >> nowadays everybody has a gun and we are just out here shooting ourself. for what reason, i don't know, but now somebody else has to explain to their kids why he is not coming home snoot campus was on lock down for three hours as police searched for the gunman who is still on the run. after five days of testimony spread across two weeks a san francisco judge is expected to announce later today if juan francisco lopez-sanchez will or will not stand trial for the murder of kate steinle. lopez-sanchez is undocumented immigrant accused in the july shooting of steinle on pier 14. her killing ignited a national debate over san francisco's status as a, quote, sanctuary city. lopez-sanchez is a five time deportee who kept returning to the u.s. prosecutors want to convicted him of second degree murder but
defense attorneys say that that shooting was an accident. their job is to protect inmates but this morning three correctional deputies are hired bars themselves accused of beating a mentally ill man to death while he was in custody at the santa clara county main jail. "today in the bay's" kris sanchez joins us now and, kris, later today families with loved ones inside the jail will gather to demand answers. >> reporter: that rally is not to oent oenl to dee cry the death of michael tyree but also dee cry what activists say are failures within the system that allow this kind of abuse to happen. the three accused deputies are behind bars this morning, though not at the santa clara county jail where they worked and where they allegedly beat that inmate to death. they were transferred. they say the three deputies were the only ones that entered michael tyree's cell the night he died. the three do not have the same training as peace officers. sheriff smith would not answer our questions about that instead
she stuck to a script and teleprompter and offered condolences to the inmate's family. >> the disappointment and disgust that i feel cannot be overstated. >> reporter: michael tyree died of blunt force at the hands of another person, that is medical speak for beating so severe at the died of internal bleeding. the irony is that tire rooe wasn't even supposed to be there. a lawyer for his family said he had already served a five day sentence and was in the jail he is protective care unit because it was supposed to be the safest place for him to be while he waited for a mental health unit to open up. the three correctional deputies are on unpaid leave, they have turned in their badges and the sheriff confirms the fbi is also investigating. today's protest outside the santa clara county jail is set for noon and of course nbc bay area will be there. sam. >> we will continue to follow it. thank you. inmates at san quinten are finally going to get to shower
in their housing units as the prison is recovering from an outbreak of legionnaires' disease. visiting hours for the general population inmates is going to resume this weekend. as of today there are seven confirmed cases of inmates with legionnaires' disease, a disease which surfaced last week there forcing the prison to shut off its water fly. it spread through contaminated water. one of the north bay's holiday hot spots could be off limits in labor day weekend because of lethal algae. the press democrat reports a dog died moments after swimming in the russian river last weekend. the animal tested positive for a lethal toxin produced by blue green algae. warning signs about the algae went up last month. it's one of the busiest weekends of the year at the river with thousands expected. the county has not officially closed the river to the public just yet. by now you recognize that face. he is an international hero
answered received a hero's welcome. that's airman first class spencer stone. the california man who was officially home this morning after stopping a gunman on a train bound for paris. his plane touched down at travis air force base last night. military and family lined up to take pictures and shake the hand of the man who saved so many lives. >> i think it was great what he did, he stepped up and did his job really. he responded, he has had great training in the air force, i guarantee is it t. >> it was significant for me to bring the boys so they can see how important it is to just make sure that you are honoring and say thank you to someone who saved lives. >> just acting on instinct, too. there will be thousands of people and signs for him at a parade in sacramento on september 11th so about a week from now. a day appropriate to honor heroes. >> nice to see those stories, too. >> yes. absolutely. nice to see a weekend coming upon us, three day weekend for a lot of folks.
what are we in store for? >> big changes over the next few days. nice and cool now, but by monday we will have a much different picture happening across the bay area. 54 degrees now in livermore, santa rosa 45 degrees, sunnyvale 55 degrees starting out the day t stays nice and cool today, most likely the coolest day of the week. if you enjoyed yesterday you will love today even more especially when that breeze starts to kick in. 77 degrees in palo alto, 78 in san jose, outer unseth 64 degrees, 82 in santa rosa and pittsburg 80 degrees, oakland 72 and pleasanton topping out at 79 degrees. coming up in less than ten minutes i will talk about that heat coming up for the holiday weekend. right now mike has a look at -- friday light still? yes, the lead story is there is no back up at the bay bridge toll plaza. that's a pleasure for folks. look at that beautiful sunrise as well. lighter flow of traffic as would you expect this pre holiday friday.
there was one uns dint own the span eastbound toward treasure island. sounds like that stalled vehicle is clearing or has cleared the bridge right now. no problems a little build for highway 4 through concord, slight build for 580 through livermore, nothing dramatic. post work game for the a's rs, keep that in mind for the coliseum. nice easy drive for the north bay. 101 northbound that first burst never really kicked n there was a little build then it eased off. it will be gentle this morning but you will have your slower spots especially in the south bay. back to you. >> that's like a holiday burst there. coming up, given a fake resumé and told to lie. we take a closer look into a bay area staffing firm and why some are calling it unethical. >> we have new data on the economy. it appears p-g-and-e is still on
track for a big tax break in its reco it appears pg&e still on track for a big tax break in its record setting penalty from the san bruno pipeline blast. they paid a $1.6 billion fine but the utility says it's also entitled to a tax write off along the lines of $115 million. peninsula state senator jerry hill authored a bill to prevent pg&e from claiming that money but the effort came up short in the state senate by two votes. now to an investigative kwlunt exclusive. one of the bay area's biggest tech staffing firms facing writ
democratic tim snichl morning. beta soft advertises it has placed tech workers at google, wells fargo and ebay. vicki nguyen has been bigging into business practices. >> reporter: beta soft is a $20 million tech staffing firm based in fremont. two people spoke with us concerned about how the company trains and markets its job seekers. they say they paid $500 to $1,000 for training but near the end of a six-week course beta soft gave them resumes with years of job experience they didn't have in companies they've never worked at. they showed us their actual resumes, compared to the ones they say beta soft provided, and they told us they were instructed to lie about their experiences to potential employers. we found it isn't just beta soft, online reviews of other i.t. staffing companies had similar complaints. business experts say job seekers who aren't truthful can suffer
long-term damage to their future career prospects if they are discovered. we repeatedly asked beta soft for comment about the allegations. the company declined to speak. much more in our full report. you can watch that online right now at nbcbayarea.com, just click on the investigations tab. guys. >> thanks, vicki. if you have a tip for our investigative unit give us a call 888-696-tips or end us an e-mail. more money in the pockets of thousands. one of silicon valley's most important court cases has come to a swift end. >> a settlement between some of tech's biggest companies and own employees. those companies accused of stealing from their own employees. >> it's hard to imagine now when people are constantly bouncing from company to company, but not so long ago big companies had a secret plan in silicon valley not to hire each other's workers.
e-mail documents show the plan went to the top with ceos of huge companies like intel, apple, google matching plans to keep salaries low by discouraging recruitment. a class action of 64,000 employees took their case to federal court demanding $325 million. federal judge lucy koh rejected that as too low. wednesday she approved a new settlement $415 million. 64,000 people most in the bay area will be getting a check. a number of companies were involved in these allegations, some like adobe settled early. in court we saw disappointing e-mails between some of the leaders of those companies like one exchange between steve jobs and then google ceo eric schmidt in which jobs complains google is violating their agreement. schmidt says he will look into it. recruiter at google was terminated and jobs e-mails back a smiley face emoticon.
the jobs report says 173,000 jobs were added in the month of august, the unemployment rate drops to 5.1%. when we talk about a 5.1% unemployment rate we are talking about everybody. if you are talking just college grads you are talking about an unemployment rate of 12.7%. meet one of the guys who wants to get you to college, rick levin was the president of yale for 20 years, longest ten your of yale's presidency, he is now running an online college course. this sunday levin and i will sit down to talk not just about college on the internet but future of regular four-year college. look at colleges, parents balking at high costs, state governments cutting funding, the president of the united states pushing for free enrollment in community college. four year campus colleges are really getting disrupted by a lot of things. >> very much so. >> this was a natural outcome
given how expensive it is to go to college that there would be other ways of options. >> a push back, particularly yale. sunday morning after "meet the press." californians have a reason to get out of the bay area. gas prices for labor day weekend are the lowest that they have been since 2004. how about that. how do you like them apples? the reason for the road reprieve, low crude oil prices and a quiet hurricane season. san jose is the cheapest at $3.13 followed by oakland at $3.17 and drivers in san francisco are paying $3.30. laura says she can get you a deal better than that. >> $2.87. knots bad. it looks like a lot of people are already heading out of town. >> using some of that gas to get away. >> it's going to be a great weekend, especially for beach weather because it will be heating up. today it will be cool and choppy along the shore and inland areas will enjoy some very comfortable weather. as we take a look at that search
day forecast come on over and take a look it's coming up at the bottom of the screen, you can pick out where you live and then see what the temperature trend will be over the next few days. as you step out the door you may be running back inside in the north bay. santa rosa 46 degrees, 57 degrees in san francisco and highs today will be the upper 60s. the north bay expect a high of 81 degrees and in the east bay 77, tri-valley topping out at 80 degrees, 79 in the south bay and the peninsula topping out at 76 degrees. we do have a breezy on-shore flow and the wind will continue to pick up today, it will be gusty, especially at the beach. at noon we are at 22 mile an hour on shore winds in half-moon bay and then it gets even stronger, we may have gust over 35, 40 miles an hour along the coast, inland areas we're talking wind speeds up to 30 miles an hour sustained. once again those gusts may be quite higher.
all of that on shore breeze keeps our temperatures cool today and a lot of sunshine, but things will be changing this weekend. high pressure will be going in fighting back those winds and keeping our wind direction more northwesterly and our temperatures will be heating up. one spot you could have mild weather, sausalito, the arts festival happening there that weekend. temperatures nice and comfortable with highs topping out in the mid 70s. as we head into labor day it will be a little warmer, upper 70s to lower 80s. still no bad. the travel forecast for tomorrow all across the state will be of course much warmer in southern california, in san diego we're talking mid 70s, palm strings 100 degrees, up around reading 83 degrees. the beach forecast on sunday, that's where you will want to be because it will be getting hot out there. we will see temperatures in pacifica 71 degrees, water temperatures around 61. half-moon bay will be at 75
degrees, still breezy, winds out of the northwest 15 to 20 miles an hour and santa cruz the warm spot 83 degrees and winds from the northwest at 10 to 15. here is a look at that labor day weekend forecast all across the bay area. 80s tomorrow and then also some 9 09s starting to show up here in the tri-valley and north bay by monday, we're seeing more of those 90s, even some mid 90s in a few spots. i will have another look at the forecast coming up. let's see how the roads are looking with mike. you have a great forecast for that holiday weekend coming up. unfortunately i don't have a lot to follow w i think folks are liking that for traffic. we don't have the backup at the bay bridge because pre holiday friday. light volume no metering lights, no problems, no delays. look how light it is even for a friday, a little slowing south for 680 off of that dublin interchange. no problems for the northbound directions or across that san mateo bridge. there is a little build for that san mateo bridge. 92 the live camera shows
westbound a smooth drive to the peninsula no delay. north bay southbound 101 is steady slow of traffic through san rafael and across that golden gate bridge. we will see midday traffic and also on the weekend because the bart transbay tube closure will mean more traffic across that bay bridge. coming up, a bolt falls from the stadium roof hitting football fans. >> and a teacher in trouble for allegedly crashing this drone. >> the stands in the middle of the urs open. ==laura/ots== a teacher is
facing several charges this morning - after authorities say he crhe at 6:25. new details to tell but this morning. a teacher facing several charges after authorities say he crashed a drone into the stands right in the middle of a u.s. open match in new york. take a look at this photo. you can see the drone at the center of the screen on the steps. police say the teacher was operating the drone when it crashed last night into an empty section of seats inside louie armstrong stadium. the tennis match was delayed for several minutes. the suspect faces multiple charges including reckless endangerment. three football fans injured, two of them in the hospital after a bolt fell from the roof at lucas oil stadium in indianapolis. this happened last night as crews were opening the retractable roof for the second half of the colts bengals game. a man and women are in the hospital, they are expected to be okay.
medics treat add third person at the stadium. now the 49ers and levi stadium have ten days to gear up for the real thing. on september 14th they will host the minnesota vikings on monday night football. last night a dress rehearsal of sorts as the 49ers beat the sairnd chargers 14-12 in the final pre-season game. perhaps the biggest test not actually on the field but around that stadium. last chance for local law enforcement and transportation agencies to smooth out any traffic concerns they might have before that monday night game. >> we have our operations plan down and know what to expect with a full season already under our belts. so we are ready for the 2015 season. >> they may be ready, but some say they noticed a backup was a little worse than normal on highway 101 through santa clara, but for the most part things went smoothly. keep in mind this game was not a sell out. about 45,000 fans attended, close to 70,000 will be at that big season opener.
>> it will be something to behold. coming up next, she's choosing jail. what's in store for the kentucky clerk who refused to give out marriage license toss same-sex couples. plus a role reversal for three santa clara county correctional deputies. they are now behind bars accused of beating a mentally ill inmate to death. joining us. i'm laura garcia
>> and i'm sam brock. we are tracking the weather and the roads. a little light out there. mike inouye has a look at your friday morning commute but we start with meteorologist kari hall as she has your microclimate forecast. >> cool this morning, too. not a lot of people out. we do have some chilly temperatures, especially in the north bay. it is 46 degrees there. mostly clear skies as the sunrises. it's around 59 degrees in the east bay. look for a high today of 77 in the east bay, san francisco 68 degrees, 81 north bay and the south bay 79 degrees. now, these temperatures are still much cooler than where we should be for the beginning of september. but it's about to heat up. i will talk more about that coming up in the microclimate forecast. let's see how the traffic is moving with mike. >> subtly building. that's good news. easy flow for 580 through dublin. not a problem. we have a nice smooth flow. a little slowing in livermore. the san mateo bridge picking up a little more traffic flow. this is the big issue in the
north bay, southbound 680 at parish road there is a crash and blocking one lane a lot of slowing there. the bay bridge toll plaza itself there are no metering lights. we will look at the live camera, you see the light volume of traffic. the bart transbay closure we will be talk being that in just a couple minutes. waking up in jail this morning, a kentucky clerk is behind bars for refuse to go issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and while she is in jail same-sex couples are getting married this morning. "today in the bay's" tracie potts live in washington, d.c. tracie, the clerk's husband also spoke out this morning. >> reporter: exactly. and he says that she's satisfied to stay there in jail but she doesn't want to compromise her principles that god's law is stream versus the law of this u.s. supreme court that has said same-sex marriage is legal in this country. but now those licenses are being issued in that county in
kentucky as of this morning. the deputy clerks in that office who were also threatened with jail time or fines have gonna head and signed off on those marriage licenses. the judge told her yesterday, told kim davis that if she would not interfere with that process he would let her out of jail and she sent back word from her attorney, no, i would rather stay in jail. so five of the six clerks agreed to do sorks the sixth is her son and apparently as of late yesterday he had not agreed to sign off on those licenses, but the other clerks are doing it. the bottom line, same-sex couples are now able to get married, but the fate of that clerk who blocked it still unclear. still behind bars. >> and the court cannot remove her, it would have to be the legislature. an evening walk ends in tragedy for a 19-year-old with autism. the teen was reportedly walking along lake temescal in oakland with his sister when he lost his
footing and fell into the water. the boy's sister apparently tried to save him but she couldn't swim and had to be saved herself by a witness who was nearby. when first responders got there they pulled off her brother and give him cpr but he later died at the hospital. officers have not released his name but we do know he is from concord. after five days of system a san francisco judge is expected to announce if juan francisco lopez-sanchez will stand trial for the murder of kate steinle. lopez-sanchez is the undocumented immigrant accused in the july shooting of steinle on pier 14. her killing ignite add national debate over san francisco's status as an sanctuary city. lopez-sanchez is a five time deportee who kept returning to the u.s. prosecutors want to convict him of second degree murder but defense attorneys say the shooting was an accident. their job is to protect inmates. this morning three correctional deputies are behind bars accused of beating a mentally ill man to
death while he was in custody at the santa clara county main jail. "today in the bay's" kris sanchez joining us now in studio. kris, later today families with loved one inside that jail will gather and demand answers. >> reporter: that rally is not only to decry the death of 31-year-old michael tyree but also what activists say are the failures within the sthaem allow this abuse to happen. the three accused deputies are behind bars themselves this morning. though not at the santa clara county jail where they worked and allegedly beat that inmate to death. sheriff laurie smith says these three deputies were the only ones that entered michael tyree's cell the might that he died. they will be charged with murder, conspiracy and assault. they do have not have the same training as peace officers, but the sheriff would not answer our questions about that. instead she stuck to a script offering condolences to the inmate's family for the correctional deputies violent and cowardly act as she put it. >> the disappointment and
disgust that i feel cannot be overstated. >> reporter: according to the coroner michael tyree died of blunt force they hands of another person, that is, medical speak for beating so severe that he died of internal bleeding. the irony was that tyree was not supposed to be in jail anymore. he had served a five day sentence and was in the jail's protective care unit because it was supposed to be the safest place for him to wait for a bed to open in a mental health unit. the three correctional deputies are all on unpaid leave, they have turned in their badges, they have lawyers, they are refuse to go speak and the sheriff confirms that the fbi is also investigating this case. today's protest outside the santa clara county jail is set for noon. we will be there as well. laura. >> thank you very much. now, a follow up. living in concord no longer an option for a convicted rapist frazier smith was going to move into a concord home but the property owner has now backed
out. people living in that neighborhood rallied against smith's placement there. the 51-year-old who was convicted of sexual assaulting four women sup for release. smith has also been turned down at a rental property in fairfield. kwet get ready for shut down number two, starting at midnight bart service between san francisco and oakland is going to shut down for the entire labor day weekend which could cause a major wrinkle if your holiday plans include a trip to the other side of the bay. >> "today in the bay" chuck coppola live in san francisco this morning. this bart closure means thousands of drivers hitting the road. >> reporter: absolutely. a lot more people on the bridges. she says this whole project is to make some repairs tots track near west oakland but also to replace the largest amount of rail in bart history. 13,000 feet. it's going to be on the oakland to san francisco tube and you are going to see -- feel a
smoother ride they say when the project is done. but it will take some pain first. allow at least 30 minutes extra if you are riding bart, its transbay tube closes at midnight tonight, reopens at 4:00 a.m. on tuesday. in the east bay the 19th street stop in oakland is where you will want to get off take a bart coordinated bus across to the transbay terminal in san francisco. city side embarcadero station will be your last side, walk two blocks to the transbay bus terminal for a bus to the 19th street stop in oakland. there is a big concert billy joel at the at&t park saturday night. >> the special ferry service to the east bay is sold out so it's important to know if you don't already have a ticket you can rely on bart, the bus bridge works and it's going to drop you off at a transbay terminal, or you can hop on a muni business. the last bus home is 1:00 a.m.
so plenty of time to get from the concert back. >> reporter: speaking of going places on the water, there will be extra ferry service this weekend between the east bay and san francisco from oakland, alameda and vallejo. in all bart is coordinating 77 additional buses to help shuttle people across the bay. reporting live in san francisco, i'm chuck coppola, "today in the bay." without proper planning you could be waiting for the longest time. billy joel this weekend. >> a little billy joel. okay. nice. >> you know now why i wasn't singing in high school or grade school. >> we should put some of your stuff on itunes. apple is not far from here. let's look at the bay bridge toll plaza where we have a nice time. you won't be wasting for the longest time. we do have those metering lights on and the backup slowing building there. the metering lights have been on for nine minutes. we're talking about a smooth flow, a little build for the
east shore freeway. there goes your friday commute just starting in for highway 4 and the walnut creek interchange. the biggest slow down is in the north bay. southbound 680 toward parish. i see bearing backup. now traffic is starting to move a little farther south, toward the benicia bridge: in the south bay northbound 101 incident reported at 880, that's not affecting 101 as far as the accident itself but we see that slowing there in the san jose area. just a start for the south bay area. back to you. you know who is going to take it over? kari hall. >> we have some great weather this weekend, cool to start out. look at these temperatures now, especially in the north bay. napa really it's 46 degrees and then it's 56 degrees in san jose. it's going to be warming up nicely today. most likely this will be it. the rest of the days will be much warmer as we go from here into the holiday weekend.
78 degrees today in san jose, 77 in palo alto, hayes valley today 67 degrees,el 1 napa, oakland 72 and san ramone 74 degrees. i will have a look at that weekend forecast as it heats up. coming up in less than ten minutes. i will send it back to you. coming up, back on american soil, we will show you how a hero's welcome for a california man who took down a suspected terrorist on a paris bound train. >> mixed news on the jobs front and american committee. we take a live look at the leg board, bow industrials are down. burglars breaking into a fremont home, this is what they did to the dog that is even more shocking.
first bugs..now dust devils are blasting through the annual burning man music first there were bugs, now dust devils are blasting through the annual burning man music festival. burners were forced to seek shelter as powerful winds whipped through the nevada desert yesterday. this dust devil was captured on camera by a festival goer and this is not td end of t more dust will be whipped up this
weekend. more than 45 miles an hour are expected to hit the area. hero's welcome for airman first class spencer stone. the california man is officially home this morning after stopping a gunman on a train headed to paris. his plane touched down at travis air force base last night. military and family lined up to take their pictures and shake the hand of the hero to saved so many lives. >> i think it was great what he did. he stepped up and did his job. he has had great training in the air force. >> it was significant for me to bring the boys so they can see how important it is to make sure that you are honoring and say thank you to someone who saved lives. >> stone along with his two childhood friends who helped take down the gunman will be honored at a parade in sacramento on september 11th. decision 2016. donald trump making headlines again, this time for doing exactly what the republican party wants him to do.
trump is promising not to run against them as a third party candidate if he can't secure the party's nomination. trump's favorite target jeb bush is slipping behind in the polls. he is now third in the latest monmouth university poll. ben carson has pulled up with a solid second place standing. he solidified -- meantime trump has solidified his lead. carly fiorina is blasting hillary clinton this morning. >> hillary clinton clearly does not understand accountability. >> well, clob's former chief of staff spent nine and a half hours behind closed doors answering lawmakers' questions about benghazi. today the committee will hear from clinton's former deputy chief of staff. we will be hearing from the former presidential hopeful -- i should say former secretary of state and current presidential hopeful herself. she will be sitting down with andrea mitchell for a wide ranging interview that comes amid controversy surrounding a federal investigation of clinton's private e-mail system. you can watch parts of that interview this morning on the
"today" show. construction crews working to get the internet back up and run nothing a hung area of northern california. at&t says a vandal cut one of their critical fiber cables disrupting internet service in humboldt, sonoma and lake counties. things are still far from norm a the company says it's working with local law enforcement to try to find whoever did it. candidates will be talk about this, why don't we also talk about jobs on this day before labor day weekend. >> scott mcgrew, mixed news from the labor department. >> 173,000 jobs added to the american economy in the month of august. the unemployment rate drops to 5.1%. that 173 was far less than we were expecting, but we are watching traders really couldn't trait on that low unemployment number, lowest in eight years. they think the ged had take that and raise interest rates later this month. dow industrials down better than
200 points. steve jobs, the latest documentary about the apple founder hits theaters today. the man and the machine takes a hard look at jobs. several reviews call it unflattering which is being gentle. it's in a number of theaters in the bay area starting this afternoon. the youngest woman to raise a million dollars in funding for a company at age 17 just raised more money in series a funding. she just raised that round that gives her company an overall worth of $50 million. pocket change by silicon valley standards, but, do you know what, not bad for a 20-year-old. you remember the name max shearson, he is the guy that left his ceo job to spend for time with his family. not that he got fired and is saying he's spending more time with his family. he wrote about his decision in a blog post last year which just went viral. he says no one ever asks a male ceo if they are able to balance work and family, they are expected to concentrate on work.
well, after 11 months of spending time at home shearson is back to the grind. he just took a job with battery ventures. normally whether it's marissa myers or max shearson it's none of our business what you do at home or work, except he wrote a blog post. >> did he say why he is returning to work. >> he said he just missed the excitement of work. he says he accomplished a lot with his kids, learned to ski and played a lot of games. >> they were like, dad, go back to work, please. >> pretty much. a chicken fight no one saw coming, a battle brewing over a certain plucky celebrity. >> you have to respect his nerve and moves out there. you probably saw the images. the chicken now named chip by chp that stopped traffic wednesday at the bay bridge toll plaza. he stopped traffic until chp officers tracked him down, stopped in your chicken tracks. the story went viral, not bird
flu viral but you get the idea. now the mercury news reports that three people have contacted the shelter where ship chip is in limbo claiming, hey, that's my bird. the shelter is telling any self proclaimed owner to show proof of ownership like a photo at which time we can all presume chip will be able to fly the coop and if not rescue groups say they are ready to chip in for chip. this just in, we understand that mike is actually tweeting with chip. >> i'm tweeting with the account at bay bridge chicken and i have asked for comment on motivation why did the chicken cross the road and also who is your owner. we're waiting for comment to come back. >> i thought what came first. >> that's a follow-up question. >> we investigate. >> we have to go science as well. first getting a look at your weather for the weekend. >> good morning. we have huge changes on the way this weekend. today nice and cool, but then as we go into the weekend it will be heating up. you can see a very thin veil of
fog as we take a live look from san bruno towards san francisco and the visibility is a little low in some spots from above, but down below it is all clear and cool. the north bay it is 46 degrees, san francisco 57 and 59 degrees now in the east bay. today will be another cool one. especially when you consider that this is the beginning of september. we should be have temperatures well above this. it will be 77 until the east bay, san francisco 68 degrees and the north bay 81 degrees. in the peninsula 76 and the south bay 79 degrees. this is what's happening. we have a strong on-shore flow, it starts out right around lunchtime, we feel the winds picking up, coming in from the northwest and look at what's happening along the coast, the winds at 25, maybe even 30 mile an hour winds sustained and even higher gusts. so it will be windy creating some choppy wave conditions along the coast and inland areas are feeling some breezy and cool conditions, too.
but as we go into the weekend it will be changing because high pressure will move in, high pressure caused the sinking air and clear skies and winds around that will fight back that on-shore flow and give us more of a northwesterly wind. one place we will have milder weather, sausalito the arts festival happening this weekend. we will have highs in the mid 70s, peaking at 80 degrees on sunday, by monday also feeling very nice there. traveling all across the state we will have temperatures hitting 100 degrees tomorrow in palm springs, los angeles 76 and reading 83 degrees. the sunday beach forecast once those temperatures heat up inland you may want to head to the cost, pacifica it will be in the lower 70s, winds out of the northwest at 15 to 20 miles an hour, half-moon bay 75 degrees, water temperature is warm, too. in santa cruz the water temperature will be at 65 while the air temperature heats up to 83 degrees. i will have another look at that forecast coming up.
let's get a look at the friday light commute with mike. it is light but it is out there. north 101 a little slowing north of 680. we'll show the same thing on our map that was a live view, slowing from green to orange areas. 87 and 280 just starting to build. the south bay will be heavier than the north bay for the rest of the day. a little slowing sloeg for the east shore freeway. no other problems for the area north of there. highway 4, a little slowing through conk cords. the bay bridge toll plaza the metering lights are on, they have been on since 6:29, but the approach to the bay bridge no problem. traffic slows from the toll plaza to the metering lights and smooth across the bridge again. back to you. a family dog recovering this morning after a bay area burglary with a particularly cruel and inhumane twist. surveillance video of the break in last friday in fremont shows glass from a shattered sliding door, the burglars then purposely spread food on that
glass for the family's dog to eat. the animal did and sliced its tongue badly as it was swallowing those sharp pieces of glass. >> we live in a society and there's burglars and things like that happen. i understand that. what i don't understand is treating an animal like that knowing that that animal will eat anything. >> the dog still under medical care right now but he is expected to recover. the burglars left with jewelry and cash and they are wanted for burglary and animal cruelty. if you recognize anyone from this video please call the treatment police department. 6:53 coming up, shuts down again. what this weekend's transbay tube closure means for you if you ride or not or not. a dramatic ends to go a high speed chase in the bay area overnight. how authorities managed to get this driver in cuffs.
lake temescal turned tragic. a 19-year old man with autis in oakland a family walk in lake temescal turned tragic. a 19-year-old man with autism was reportedly walking along the lake with his sister when he fell into the water. the boy's sister apparently tried to save him but couldn't swim and had to be saved herself by a witness nearby. her brother did not make it. 6:56. three correctional deputies behind bars themselves in connection with the death of an inmate at the santa clara county main jail. >> "today in the bay's" kris sanchez has the latest from our
newsroom. >> reporter: there is going to be a protest at noon outside the santa clara county jail. sheriff laurie smith says jereh lubrin, matthew farris and rafael rodriguez were the only ones in michael tyree's cell at the time of his death. she said her disappoint r appointment and disgust cannot be overstated. the three correctional deputies are on unpaid leave, lawyered up, turned in their badges and sheriff confirms that the fbi is also now investigating. as for that noon rally, we will be there covering it for you. kris sanchez, "today in the bay." take a look at this, new this morning, a woman leads law enforcement on a high speed chase through the north bay. started last night in santa rosa though we haven't been told what started the chase. a witness says the driver was going 110 miles per hour at some points and was driving recklessly. the woman eventually crashing into the center median on
highway 101 mere the marin/sonoma county line but then refused to get out. >> driver, this is your last warning. >> you heard it there, officers firing nonlethal rounds into the car, driver eventually got out and they arrested her. okay. a shut down with a very familiar feel. starting tonight there's going to be no bart service between san francisco and oakland. >> better make plans. "today in the bay's" chuck coppola live in san francisco with details on the holiday weekend transbay tube closure and work around. >> reporter: good morning. there will be bart service, but it won't be trains, will t. will be buses across the bridges, expect for traffic on those bridges all of them across san francisco bay as was the case the last time the transbay tube was closed. bart says allow 30 minutes extra time or hour if you're taking bart to sfo. they will stop at 19th street in oakland, buses will take ride towers san francisco's bus terminal two blocks from embarcadero station. in the city embarcadero will be
your last stop, same two block walk to the transbay terminal for a bus across to the east bay. there will be extra ferry service from the east bay to san francisco. all of this for the largest track replacement in bart history. in san francisco, i'm chuck coppola, "today in the bay." thank you very much. earlier this morning mike was talking with chickens, yesterday we were talking with bacon, bacon festival coming up. >> it is going to get hot after today. highs in the 90s as we head into labor day. >> what about that morning commute. >> we will just look at the san mateo bridge. west 92 suddenly creeping down to a crawl here. there's debris or a disabled vehicle westbound across that span where smid span. i will track that and get more details as a crew a kriefs. that's the only slow spot for the bay. bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are on no backup at the toll plaza. >> no chickens. >> no chickens. >> for more information on that you can head to nbcbayarea.com.
we will be back in half an hour for a local news update. >> have a great labor day weekend. we leave you with that beautiful picture. good morning. the decision. good morning. the decision, a candid joe biden opens up about his mixed emotions as he weighs whether to run for president. >> the honest to god answer is i just don't know. >> on the republican side, donald trump gets tripped up on foreign policy on a popular conservave radio show. >> i don't believe in gotcha questions. i'm not trying to quiz you. >> that is a gotcha question when you're asking me who is running businesses. >> trump blunt about what he doesn't know. >> more than tennis balls flying at the u.s. open. a drone crashes into the stands right in the middle of a match. this morning the arrest just made. cobra on the loose.